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Paper Bird's video for “ Don't Want Half” premiered at The Washington Post/Album Exclusively Premiered at Pandora

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Paper Bird's Self-Titled Album 10 Weeks Top 20 on Americana Music Charts

Americana Music Association

Colorado Public Radio OpenAir VIP

Featured Artist Contributing “Top 10 Canadian Albums of 2014 That All Americans Should Hear”

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Paper Bird's Self-Titled Album Produced by John Oates sits in Top 20 Colorado Albums

with consecutive weeks at Top Colorado Roots Album

The Roots Music Report

Lead single written by Carleigh Aikins

Paper Bird Named as one of Ten Best Folk Artists of Colorado, Living or Dead

By Denver's Leading Culture Magazine The Westword

Link Here

Performed on Bahamas Is Afie by Bahamas

2015 JUNO Award Adult Alternative Album of the Year

Polaris Prize Nominee

Awarded First Place on CBC Q's Top 20 Albums of 2014

Performed on Barchords by Bahamas

2014 JUNO Award Nominee Roots Album of the Year

Polaris Prize Long-List

Performed on Bahamas iTunes LIVE EP/iTunes Festival 2015 at London's Roundhouse LIVE

Album featured as iTunes 2014 Songwriter of the Year

Link to Roundhouse Performance HERE

Rolling Stone Feature on tour with Jack Johnson

Exclusive Photo Diary by Emmett Malloy

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Late-Night Appearances on Stephen Colbert Report and Conan O'Brien

Vocalist for Jack Johnson/Bahamas

Link in Videos

Featured by CBC Radio : Female Vocals that Make the Song

Link Here: CBC Music Blog

CBC Q/q performances

CBC q with Shad- Hannah Georgas: Link Here

CBC q with Tom Power-The Weather Station: Link Here

Q with Gian Gomeshi- Bahamas: Link Here

Press Links:

The Washington Post- Paper Bird Blends Beauty and Tragedy in " Don't Want Half " Video Premiere/ Exclusive Interview with Carleigh Aikins

Westword Denver- Paper Bird

CBC First Listen: Royal Wood's The Burning Bright  ( Live Video Ft. Carleigh Aikins on backing vocals)

The Narrators: Episode 33 Live from the Denver Music Summit ( Ft. Carleigh Aikins, Storyteller)

Gold Lake Covering Alone Again, Or ( by Love ) For Amnesty International ( Ft. Carleigh Aikins)


Links to Articles and Video of Live Performances with Bahamas ( All songs written by Afie Jurvanen, Live Performance Line-Up includes Carleigh Aikins, Felicity Williams and Jason Tait) )


Rolling Stone: On the Road with Jack Johnson

Please Forgive My Heart, Globe And Mail

Bahamas Live at Mountain Stage

Toro Magazine's Catchiest Tune of 2012: Lost In The Light

Paste Magazine Live Performance Bahamas

SPIN Magazine's Top 10 of SxSW Bahamas Live

SPIN Live Set, SxSW

NPR's Favourite Sessions Bahamas Live

Full Appearance on KCRW's Morning Becomes Ecclectic in Los Angeles

Appearance on NPR's Studio 360 in NYC

New York Times Review of Support for Micheal Kiwanuka

The New Yorker

Entertainment Weekly, Lost In The Light

Yahoo Bedroom Sessions, SxSW

The Current 89.3, Live at Fitzgerald Theatre, MN

CityPages Live Review

CBC Drive Live Performance

World Cafe, NPR

MTV Hive


 Press for Carleigh Aikins ( Various Projects )



Parkdale Peter Pan Review 2012 ( Sets, Costumes, Puppetry)

Parkdale Peter Pan Advance Review 2012

Design by Carleigh Aikins and Katherine Salnek, Parkdale Peter Pan, Article 2012

Preview for Parkdale Peter Pan

The OCAD Do What You Love: Finacial Planning for Artists and Designers Featured work and quote by Carleigh Aikins and other OCAD students. 

The Little Red Umbrella, Brett Caswell & TMR

Pink Mafia, CMW

Juno’s Decade Party 2011 


Exclaim! Fox Jaws

NOW Magazine, Fox Jaws 

CHARTattack , Fox Jaws  

NxEW Fox Jaws Live 




Pete Nema , Fox Jaws Review

It’s Not The Band I Hate It’s Their Fans, Brett Caswell and TMR

It's Not the Band... Fox Jaws

HeroHill, Fox Jaws

Torontoindie, NxNE

BlogTO, Fox Jaws